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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University

At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research.

Archival holdings amount to nearly 6,000 separate collections that encompass an estimated 50 million original documents; 15 million documents on microfilm; upward of 15 million digitized images; more than 100,000 speeches, broadcasts, and historical records on audiotape and videotape; and some 120,000 political posters. The library holds 900,000 rare books, special collections, and serials.

Collecting areas of special interest include Nationalist China, imperial Russia, the USSR and post-Soviet Russia and Central and East Europe, political ideologies and movements in the United States and the West, and the broadcast collections of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Firing Line.

Contact Information:

Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563 Reference desk
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Description: In this episode of William F. Buckley's Firing Line television show, Jerry Brown and several journalists join Buckley. Firing Line Program Catalog: Jerry Brown was Ronald Reagan's successor as governor; his father, Pat Brown, had been Reagan's predecessor. Governor Brown the younger would later become known as a flake, "Governor Moonbeam"; in this discussion, primarily of desegregation, he comes across as straightforward and well spoken. Brown: "I would leave this...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008, Brown, Jerry, 1938-,...
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Description: In this episode of William F. Buckley's Firing Line television show, the Reverend Noel Maholy and Edward Castillo join Buckley to discuss Junipero Serra.Firing Line Program Catalog: Junipero Serra, the Franciscan founder of the string of missions along the California coast, had been beatified by Pope John Paul II, raising protests from those, like Mr. Castillo, who believe "that the system that he established here was not of benefit to the Indians." Today's conversation...
Topics: Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008, Maholy, Noel, Castillo, Edward, Shrum, Robert,...
Additional Title: The Commonwealth Club of California presents closeups of the club's founder, the late Edward F. AdamsDescription: Motion picture film from 1928 of Commonwealth Club of California founder Edward F. Adams. Also, footage of the club's first executive secretary, E. A. Walcott; Luncheon Committee chairman Alonzo Grimes McFarland; 1928 Luncheon Committee members Hibberd and Raas. Film contains intertitles.Additional content notes: Adams seated at desk, talking, smoking, pounding...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description: Motion picture film of ceremonies held in Hindenburg Park in Los Angeles, California on German Day, 1936. Features bust of Hindenburg decorated with flowers and swastika, folk dancing, beer drinking, marching of bands, speeches, US flag pictured beside Nazi flag.Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mmCollection: Warren Olney motion picture filmCall Number: 66025Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, Amateur films--California--San Francisco, California, Southern, home movie
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Description: These television commercials, part of the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign, aired around April 14, 1976. The commercials are titled "I believe" and "No time," and are available in 30 and 60 second versions.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: QuadCollection: Citizens for Reagan recordsAccession Number: 81141Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Reagan, Ronald, Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1976,...
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Description: The first program features a group of honorary scholastic students at Jesuit High School in Sacramento. It was taped on location in one of the studios of Channel 10. Labels on the videotape indicate that this tape concerns the College of Marin, 19 December 1973. While there is no introductory slate, Reagan's spoken introduction states it to be Jesuit High. There is no confirmation of the date on the label. A public safety announcement (PSA) about seat belts precedes the main...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription: Ronald Reagan, the Republican candidate for governor of California, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees four days before the election. Shermer L. Sibley, president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Reagan. Actor Chuck Connors is on the stage as Reagan's guest. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Description: Juniors and seniors at Edison, Stag, and Franklin high schools in Stockton ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions about political issues in California in 1974. Some of the questions asked relate to the tuition increase at state colleges, gas rationing, drinking age, women in politics, Patty Hearst kidnapping, state lottery, mental hospitals, Peripheral Canal, and the desegregation lawsuit filed against a Stockton school. The program is unrehearsed and occurs in a TV studio. High...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Politics and government--1951-, Reagan, Ronald, JRH and...
Description: Film footage of Herbert Hoover campaign festivities at Stanford University.Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (reversal print)Collection: Herbert Hoover subject collectionAccession Number: 62008Reel Number: 24Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, Presidents--United States--Election--1928,...
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Description: In this video recording Ronald Reagan speaks while sitting at a desk in a staged setting. Reagan discusses his disagreements with the policies of the Gerald Ford administration. He concludes by stating he wants to go to Washington so that he can "see this country become once again .. . the kind of country--the free country--that you and I grew up in." This television commercial for the 1976 Reagan presidential campaign aired around March 16, 1976. It is labeled...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Description: This television commercial featuring Jimmy Stewart promoting Reagan was recorded for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign. It aired around March 19, 1976, and was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 1976.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: QuadCollection: Citizens for Reagan RecordsCall Number: 81141Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Additional Title: Face the Students: PetalumaDescription: Students from three high schools ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions in press conference format. The students include (1) Petaluma High School student council members, (2) seniors from Casa Grande High School, and (3) ten top students and the student president of Rancho Cotate High School. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating...
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Additional Title: San Francisco passage to Japan and China from Seattle; David in Japan; life in China, 1937Intertitles from film: •(00:13) From Mark Hopkins Hotel Roof, Fairmont and Mark Hopkins Hotels Down California Street •(02:37) The Bay Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Bridge Through the Fog •(03:29) After the Crash, Oil on Life Boat, Movie Tug, Back to the Pier, All Off the Ship [SS President Coolidge and oil tanker collided] •(05:24) Golden Gate Bridge, Frank H. Buck [oil...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Description: This is an excerpt from a live audience event with Ronald Reagan at the podium. An unidentified woman in the audience asks a question about gun control, and Reagan replies. He does not wish to disarm honest citizens and leave the others armed. This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around January 22, 1976. It is labeled "Gun Control," and it was created by the Citizens for Reagan Campaign Committee. Sequence: Slate (00:35), woman...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Description: This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around March 13, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 1976.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: QuadCollection: Citizens for Reagan RecordsCall Number: 81141Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Description: In a staged setting without an audience, Reagan talks at a podium about security and defense issues, which he believes are beyond politics. The Soviets are ahead of the US in the arms race, and the Ford and Kissinger leadership must be held accountable. The "delusions of detente" are contradictory with a genuine peace, and the Ford/Kissinger peace is a "peace of the grave." Created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican Party...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Description: This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around April 29, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 1976.Source: 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: QuadCollection: Citizens for Reagan RecordsCall Number: 81141Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms...
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Description: Seniors at Pleasant Hill High School ask Governor Reagan questions about political issues in California in 1974. Each videotape represents a different program taped at the same location on the same day, identified on the slate as programs 22A and 22B. These are part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc....
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Description: Footage of Reagan signing a bill concerning occupational health and safety. He says it will retain OSHA protections in state hands; it is a real getting together of labor and management. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc.Additional content notes: Reagan speaks (00:35), Reagan signs (01:00), Reagan presents souvenir pens and bills (01:54), Reagan gets up from desk, formal session ends, views of people mixing (04:03), Reagan seated at desk for special photographs (05:37), Reagan...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Description: This film consists of unidentified out-takes from a Hetch-Hetchy dedication film.Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (reversal print)Collection: Herbert Hoover subject collectionAccession Number: 62008Reel Number: 11Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
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Description: Depicts Herbert Hoover, Ray Lyman Wilbur and others speaking at the commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Stanford University.Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mmCollection: Stanford University 50th anniversary celebration motion picture filmAccession Number: 95026Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: californialightandsound, Stanford University, Hoover, Herbert 1874-1964, Wilbur, Ray Lyman,...
Description: These three campaign ads feature Ronald Reagan sitting in a chair in what appears to be a living room. They were taped on April 27, 1976. In "Little Girl," Reagan talks about the question a little girl asked him about why he wanted to be president. He tried to answer her, but did not realize until later what he should have said. Reagan wished he had told her that he wants to see if he can "make this country again as free for a little six year old to grow up in as it...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '64 motion picture filmDescription: One week after the November 1964 election in California, this panel of journalists discusses the political campaigns and election results, with a focus on California. In the election President Johnson defeated Barry Goldwater in California by more than one million votes, Senator Pierre Salinger lost to George Murphy by more than two hundred thousand votes, and in the main incumbents remained in office. The panelists are (1) Sydney...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '62 motion picture filmsDescription: Edmund G. Brown (also known as Pat Brown), the incumbent governor running for re-election to a second term, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees. Robert H. Gerdes, executive vice president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Brown. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California....
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription: Edmund G. Brown (also known as Pat Brown), the incumbent governor running for re-election to a third term, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees on the last Wednesday before the election. Robert H. Gerdes, chairman of the board, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Brown. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: California Propositions 8 and 13 were two competing property tax initiatives on the ballot in June 1978. In this discussion at the Commonwealth Club a few weeks before the election, Howard Jarvis asserts that Proposition 13 will cut property taxes and allow the elderly to stay in their homes. State Senator Peter Behr explains local revenue limitations. He concludes that Proposition 8 will bring 48,000 jobs to California, while Proposition 13 will cost 451,000 jobs in California....
Topics: californialightandsound, Real property tax--California, Local finance--California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Description: This program features freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior students at Loretto High School, a girls school in Sacramento. It was filmed on location at Loretto High. The date on the label is May 14, 1974. This is part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. The series was produced by JRH and Associates, Inc.Sequence: Introductory slate...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Alternate Titles: Part 1: The Governor and the Students [Delta 18B, time 28:28, 14 January 1974]; Part 2: The Governor and the Students [Delta High School, 18-A, 23 January 1974]Description: Juniors and seniors in a civics class at Delta High School ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions in press conference format. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political...
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Alternate Title: The Governor and the Students [San Jose, time: 28:36, 7 September 1973]Description: Seniors from five high schools in San Jose ask Governor Reagan questions in press conference format. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc. This program is a duplicate of the first program of The Governor and the...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Governor Ronald Reagan spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California about the state budget, taxes, and university funding. Focusing on the university's approach to teaching load, classroom use, and salaries, Reagan concludes that higher education is not meeting the real needs of students and society, and suggests four short-term goals. Reagan was governor of California from 1967 to 1975 and president of the United States from 1981 to 1989.Event: 22 June 1971 - Commonwealth Club...
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California (System), Universities and colleges -- Finance,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Contents Notes: Part 1: History of Fabianism; Part 2: Responsibility; Part 3: Independent Voter; Part 4: SummaryDescription: In part 1 of 4, Eley discusses what he considers the great issue of our time, man vs. the state (or individual freedom vs. society's rights). He traces the history of the Fabian Society of London, which aimed to implement socialism in England via legislation, and the Labor Party in Britain. He explains how this concept came to the United States, covering the Public...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Additional Title: The Governor and the Students [Rocklin Elementary School, time: two 1/2 hour shows, 9 March 1973]Description: Eighth graders from Rocklin ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc.Additional content notes: Opening title sequence begins (00:47), program opens with...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Description: This program features a combination of seniors from two schools, Oak Grove High School in San Jose and Encina High School in Sacramento. Two videotapes represent two different programs taped at the same location on the same day, identified on the slate as programs 17A and 17B, taped January 7. Labels on the tapes are January 9 and January 16, 1974, which may be the broadcast dates. These were part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Robert A. Lurie, a co-owner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, speaks at the Commonwealth Club about the process of keeping major league baseball in San Francisco. The team was very nearly sold to a Canadian brewery and moved to Toronto, Canada. Lurie mentions that Mayor George Moscone played a significant role in the negotiation process. Also, he talks about Bob Short and Bud Herseth and discusses Candlestick Park. Lurie was a general partner in the San Francisco Giants...
Topics: californialightandsound, Baseball--San Francisco (Calif.), San Francisco Giants (Baseball team),...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Description: These programs feature juniors and seniors at Sacramento High School in Sacramento. Two videotapes represent two different programs taped at the same location on the same day, identified on the slate as programs 19A and 19B, taped February 4. The label on the tape lists the date as February 4, 1974. These are part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Politics and government, Reagan, Ronald
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Series Titles: Politics '62 motion picture filmsDescription: Judge Tom Coakley, Republican candidate for attorney general, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees. Shermer L. Sibley, vice president and general manager, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Coakley. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996
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Description: Edmund G. Brown, Governor of California (1959-1967), speaks about the death of Herbert Hoover in 1964. Includes the carillon bells in the Hoover Tower playing music in tribute to Herbert Hoover. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mmCollection: Edmund G. Brown Press conference recordingAccession Number: XX613Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Hoover, Herbert,...
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Additional Title: The Governor and the Students: Governor News Conference, Luther Burbank students (parts 1-2)Description: Juniors and seniors from a variety of subject-matter classes at Luther Burbank High School ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc. This program appears to...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription: Houston I. Flournoy, known as Hugh Flournoy, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees. Jack G. Smith, vice president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Flournoy. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for statewide office in California and...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: This discussion by Robert Finch, counselor to President Nixon, is about the diversity of themes seen in state elections in this non-presidential election year. Topics in the state elections that he lists include the hope for a new era of peace, a new welfare approach, and a new health care delivery system. Robert H. Finch was lieutenant governor of California from 1967 to 1969, and secretary of health, education and welfare from 1969 to 1970.Event: 23 October 1970 - Commonwealth...
Topics: californialightandsound, Local elections--United States, Elections--United States, Political...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Titles: Politics '62 motion picture filmsDescription: Richard Richards, a Democrat representing Los Angeles in the California Senate, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees during his campaign for the US Senate. James S. Moulton, vice president and executive engineer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Richards. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Additional Title: [Opening title sequence]Description: This is one of the opening title sequences used for the television series "The Governor and the Students," a series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc.Additional content notes: Slate appears (00:53), opening title sequence begins (01:05), sequence ends (01:36)Source: 1 Tape...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription: Glenn M. Anderson, the incumbent lieutenant governor running for re-election to a third term, speaks to an audience of PG and E employees. J. D. Worthington, vice president of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Anderson. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for...
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Series Titles: Politics '62 motion picture filmsDescription: George Christopher, mayor of San Francisco, speaks to an audience of PG and E employees during his campaign for lieutenant governor. Robert R. Gros, vice president of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, serves as program chairman. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Description: Color film footage of Catalina Island and Newport Beach, CA circa 1943, from the Keith E. Eiler papers. Includes scenes on boats and on the island, as well as footage of an unidentified Asian couple. Call Number: 2005C38 Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide: Keith E. Eiler papers, 1880-2003 Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:00:34 after color bars. Audible edge damage on the audio track. Description: While Reagan steps to the podium a narrator provides an introduction, stating that Reagan recently gave a group of citizens his views on the role of government. Speaking to the audience, Reagan declares that Washington politicians are slow to catch on to the reawakening of the American spirit of independence and self reliance. He calls for a government that's confident in what people can do...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription: Robert H. Finch, a Republican, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees as he seeks his first statewide office, that of lieutenant governor. Robert H. Gros, vice president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Finch. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Description: Four men convicted of car theft in California are interviewed about their experiences stealing cars--how and why they did it, how they got caught, what prison is like, being on parole, as well as characteristics of various makes and models of cars. Their names are not known; it appears that they are introduced in the first few minutes of the program, during which there is no sound. This tape is part of the Governor and the Students video collection, but does not fit with that...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 notion picture filmsDescription: Thomas C. Lynch, a Democrat and the incumbent, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees as he seeks another term as state attorney general. Richard H. Peterson, senior vice president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Lynch. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: In this debate of the Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1982, Victor Palmieri speaks for the act and Richard Rainey against. The debate follows this format: Palmieri speaks for 10 minutes, then Rainey for 10 minutes, followed by 4 minutes for rebuttal by each speaker, then questions from the floor are entertained. Palmieri, an ambassador at large, was US coordinator for Refugee Affairs in 1980; he lead the campaign to enact the Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1982. Rainey was...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription: Alan Cranston, a Democrat, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees as he seeks his third term as state controller. Fred W. Mielke, vice president, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Cranston. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Series Title: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription: One week after the November 1966 election in California, this panel of journalists discusses the issues and results of the statewide election, in which all but one of the incumbent constitutional officers were voted out of office. The role of television in the election is a frequent discussion item. The panelists are introduced as (1) Earl C. "Squire" Behrens, veteran political writer and political editor, San Francisco...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Series Titles: Politics '62 motion picture filmsDescription: Stanley Mosk, the Democratic incumbent running for a second term as attorney general, speaks about the attorney general's office, his work as attorney general, law enforcement, peace officer training, narcotics, the bidding process for public projects, and other subjects before answering questions from the audience. Mosk is introduced by Francis J. Carr, manager of the Tax Department, PG&E. This is a live camera recording by W. A....
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Alternate Title: The Governor and the Students [Mark Keppel School, A Master, time: 27:52, 8 February 1974]Description: Students from three government classes at Mark Keppel High School in Alhambra ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions in press conference format. This program was taped in Los Angeles. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:00:25 after color bars. Dropout and banding as on original tape. Description: This ad opens with an unidentified man in the audience asking Reagan about cuts in defense spending. From the podium, Reagan tells the audience that the US must never be second to anyone else in the world in military power. This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around January 22, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee...
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Series Title: Politics '62 motion picture filmsDescription: Glenn M. Anderson, the incumbent lt. governor running for re-election, speaks to an audience of PG and E employees. Walter E. Dibiaso, president of the Pacific Service Employees Association, serves as program chairman. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for statewide...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:00:53 after color bars. Description: As Ronald Reagan covers a smile and steps away from the podium a narrator announces that this happened at one of Reagan's citizen press conferences. A boy in the audience says that he thinks taxes should be lower because the money doesn't got to good use. Back at the podium, Reagan tells the boy he's talking sense, and that government at all levels takes too great a percentage of people's earnings. This television commercial for...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Bruce Bolt discusses the lessons learned from the two great earthquakes of 1985, in Chile and Mexico. They can help California improve the cost-effective mitigation of earthquake hazards in the state. He says that there is a lot of new knowledge that needs to be moved into practice. Bolt also talks about California's 5-year hazard reduction program, which the legislature was just enacting. Bolt was a professor of seismology and director of the Seismographic Stations at the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Part 1 content begins at 00:00:44 after color bars. Part 2 content begins at 00:00:50 after color bars. Description: The 60 second version of this campaign ad (part 1) begins with an unidentified audience member asking Reagan, at the podium, what Reagan would do to reduce the persistent 8 percent unemployment. Reagan replies the elimination of inflation is the only answer. In the 30 second version (part 2), an audience member identifies himself and asks Reagan for his plan for full...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:01:28 after color bars. Description: This commercial opens to an audience listening to Ronald Reagan, who is speaking from a podium. Reagan calls for a government that has faith in the people and the people's capacity for greatness; government must be confident in what people can do for themselves. This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around February 11, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:00:40 after color bars. Description: This ad shows Reagan speaking before an audience, telling them that he believes people from outside Washington must go to work to reverse the nation's course. This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around February 11, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 1976. Sequence: Slate (00:40), opens to Reagan speaking...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:00:54 after color bars. Description: This ad opens to Reagan at the podium of an event at the Wilmington Hilton. He declares that the Canal Zone is US territory, asserting that it is essential to Western Hemisphere defense and that the world is safer with the US operating the canal. This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around March 2, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:01:07 after color bars. Description: Speaking from a podium, Reagan calls for the forced busing of the Washington bureaucracy out to the country, causing the audience to break into applause. This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around February 18, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 1976. Sequence: Slate (01:08), opening shot of Reagan at...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: San Francisco's BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system is overdue and over budget, B. R. Stokes tells the Commonwealth Club, but he considers it the "most handsome rapid rail network in the Western hemisphere." Stokes reviews the political and economic hurdles that the BART system had to overcome, and discusses what it still had yet to face to complete the 300-mile system envisioned by the original commission. Stokes speaks as the general manager of the San Francisco Bay...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Leo T. McCarthy, speaker of the California State Assembly, describes for the Commonwealth Club the outlook for California in 2000. California's population, he says, will increase by 38 percent, and it will define a statewide interest in the preservation of wildlife habitat. The environmental and economic implications of California's current efforts to meet its water needs by 2000 are emphasized. McCarthy discusses water rights and explores what food production will be like in...
Topics: californialightandsound, California--Forecasting, Twenty-first century--Forecasts, Forecasting
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Citizens for Reagan
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Note: Content begins at 00:00:56 after color bars. Description: This ad opens to Reagan speaking to an audience. After pointing to years of runaway inflation, he calls for the federal government to balance the budget so that people will know that a dollar next month will buy as much as it did last month. This television commercial for the 1976 Ronald Reagan presidential campaign aired around January 22, 1976. It was created by the Citizens for Reagan campaign committee for the Republican Party...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Note: 30 seconds of color bars at beginning, then audio comes in before video. Color shift, jumpy images, and dropout due to deterioration of original tape. Image and sound dropout from 00:29:18 - 00:29:32. Additional Title: Inter-High Student Council, 29 January 1973 Description: Members of Modesto City Schools' Inter-High Student Council ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions in the room where Reagan holds press conferences. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Bill Wattenburg describes problems he associates with the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system and concludes that the blame should be placed entirely on the BART management team. He provides examples intended to highlight the incompetence of the management group and suggests that many problems have not been resolved because the BART management and board are reluctant to admit their errors. He emphasizes that delays in completing the BART system--despite being attributed to...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Note: 30 seconds of color bars at beginning. Color shift, jumpy images, and dropout due to deterioration of original tape. First segment ends at 00:29:40, second segment begins at 00:30:37 after color bars. Description: Juniors and seniors chosen from a variety of subject-matter classes at Luther Burbank High School ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California,...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Note: Color shift, jumpy images, and dropout due to deterioration of original tapes. Part 1 program begins at 00:01:13 after color bars. Description: Juniors from Hiram Johnson High School, Sacramento, ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions in press conference format. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc. Sequence:...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Jackie Speier gives an insider view of California's legislature and the legislative process. In particular, she talks about the last session of the legislature, in which no party had a majority. As a result of this lack of leadership, she thinks the legislature reached a nadir, but it is now on the upswing. Turning to upcoming issues, she discusses health insurance, transportation, education, campaign reform, and families. She closes by urging citizen participation in the process....
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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Note: Program begins at 00:01:08 after color bars. Color shift, jumpy images, and dropout due to deterioration of original tape. First segment ends at 00:29:53 and second segment begins at 00:31:10 after color bars. Description: Seniors from five high schools in San Jose ask Governor Reagan questions in press conference format. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by JRH and Associates, Inc.
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Note: Program begins at 00:00:55 after color bars. Color shift, jumpy images, and dropout due to deterioration of original tape. First segment ends at 00:28:00 and second segment begins at 00:30:07 after color bars. Description: Freshman and sophomores from the College of Marin ask Governor Ronald Reagan questions in press conference format. Part of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to...
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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Historian and author J. S. Holliday discusses the emerging computer industry in this talk at the Commonwealth Club.Collection Guide: Commonwealth Club of California recordsProgram Number: 19860905Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Commonwealth Club of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Commonwealth Club of California
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Description: Prominent winemaker Robert Mondavi talks about the California wine industry as he sees it, and the part it plays in the world of wines. He talks about current trends in the wine business. California is currently in the golden age of wine business, and he thinks the future is bright.Event: 22 June 1971 - Commonwealth Club meeting at the St. Francis Hotel, San FranciscoCollection Guide: Commonwealth Club of California recordsAccession Number: 2003c87_a_19820928Rights: Rights are...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape